The role of Implementation Project Manager is to project manage, support and ensure successful delivery of client installations on our Benefits Access global benefits enrolment, choice and administration system.
Project Managers run client country implementations (globally) whilst contributing to the development and maintenance of our implementation processes and standards.
Project Managers also have solid knowledge and experience in employee benefit delivery, market awareness and involvement in new business activities.
Ensure an efficient, professional service is provided to meet all client / employees' needs and to promote the Willis Towers Watson brand.
Take overall responsibility for an agreed set of client implementation projects.Utilise knowledge of business and systems especially Benefits Access to ensure a smooth administration implementation and handover to on-going support of clients.
Utilise WTW implementation methodologies and toolkit to deliver project.
Ensure that all delivery agreements and project performance standards are met.
Identify project risks and mitigations.
Scope and project manage any change requests as required.
Update Line Manager on a regular basis (or as necessary) of current client issues, threats and opportunities.Identify areas where the service to clients could be improved and / or expanded.
Ensure that Professional Excellence model is used consistently to ensure high quality of work.
Use and maintenance of system documentation and procedures and project toolkit.
Understand your role and how it interacts with the Configuration, Broking, Global Services and Solutions, and Administration teams.
Foster a collaborative working environment across the project teams. Encourage teamwork by sharing knowledge, ideas and solutions
Co-ordinate local and global teams to ensure successful, timely implementation project delivery
Liaise, as necessary with Administration Manager, Configuration Manager, Broking and Flex Consulting leads over requirements, contracts, reporting, resources, workflow and client expectations.
Ensure that project scope is controlled and managed, identifying out of scope items and raising these to the local teams.
Sound knowledge of employee benefits, data and interfaces (payroll, HR, benefit provider reporting), benefit systems, outsourced operations.
Participate in new business presentations as required.
Educated to degree level standard or equivalent relevant experience.
Project management qualification desirable.
At least 2 years experience leading and project managing client benefit system implementations desirable, or equivalent in similar industry.
Proven interpersonal skills, to include communication and negotiation with large corporate clients. Self motivated and ability to work on own and to tight timescales.
Strong problem solving skills.
Benefits, flex and international benefits and legislative knowledge are an advantage.
Multiple languages are an advantage but not a prerequisite.
Experience working with different countries and cultures is an advantage.
Equal Opportunity Employer